'Energy of the Purse' awards greater than $55K to eight Berks organizations

'Energy of the Purse' awards greater than $55K to eight Berks organizations

READING, Pa. – The “Energy of the Purse Berks County Fund” introduced a brand new slate of grants Thursday evening. The group celebrated on the Nature Place in Studying. It awarded over $55,000 in grants to eight organizations, together with Secure Berks, the Alternative Home, and the Literacy Council of Studying-Berks. The fund swimming pools…

ACLU, different organizations asking Lehigh County DA to finish plan to have detectives monitor drop containers

ACLU, different organizations asking Lehigh County DA to finish plan to have detectives monitor drop containers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania wrote a letter to Lehigh County District Lawyer Jim Martin, criticizing his plan to have county detectives monitor drop containers to assist implement the regulation prohibiting folks from dropping off a couple of poll. Martin’s plan would have county detectives monitoring safety footage of drop…

Organizations renewing push for open primaries in Pa.

Organizations renewing push for open primaries in Pa.

Jennifer Bullock is one in all greater than 1.1 million registered unbiased voters shut out of Pennsylvania’s main elections. “We must always have full voting rights throughout the board at each election,” mentioned Bullock, who’s coordinator of PA Independents. “We’re extra seemingly, I do know I’m, extra seemingly to take a look at a candidate for what…

Refugee organizations in Pa. put together to soak up refugees from Ukraine

Refugee organizations in Pa. put together to soak up refugees from Ukraine

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Refugee organizations right here in Pennsylvania are getting ready for a flood of immigrants from war-torn Ukraine. To this point, greater than 4 million refugees have fled the nation, based on the Related Press, and greater than 6.5 million are displaced inside Ukraine itself. Final week President Joe Biden introduced the U.S.…